who are the chakra chicks?
After my last post, you may be wondering, who are 'The Chakra Chicks'?
This post is intended to introduce you to my soul sister and friend, Stephanie Schiach Birken. She is the creator and designer of the Protection Pillow as well as the chakrashirt.
We met in 2015 during my second year of graduate school. It was Stephanie's first year. She was beginning to recognize life as a beautiful journey and was becoming more spiritually aware. We quickly became bonded on an energetic level that has kept us connected over the last few years.
I have always looked up to Stephanie. She is hard working, creative, unyielding, passionate, and unique. I feel empowered whenever I am around her. Most importantly she is a wife, a mother, and an individual true to her calling.
Stephanie is one of those people who actually makes the world a better place. She travels around the world and works effortlessly to empower all walks of life. In fact, a portion of proceeds of sales from Protection Pillows goes to Made In The Streets, an organization aimed to rescue children from the streets of Nairobi.
Recently we have teamed together to bring you chakra education, as well as various forms of chakra accessories. While Stephanie sells Protection Pillows and Chakrashirts, I sell crystal keychains and jewelry. Together we hope to introduce you to your energy system as well as provide meaningful tools for your self-care routines or for holiday gifts.
what is a protection pillow?
what is a chakrashirt?
Chakras are colorful vibrating energy wheels that align the spine and keep your thoughts, feelings and you in balance.
Chakrashirts were designed to empower you through your choice of clothing. Each design is especially made with a specific chakra in mind. By incorporating the colors and mantras associated with certain chakras through your choice of t-shirts, you are introducing healing to the energy body.
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Waning Gibbous Moon Phase
Moon energies have been decreasing since Monday's Full Moon. As of approximately 14:10 Eastern Standard Time Monday August 7th, the moon has been diminishing in visibility and strength. It is best to release what no longer serves you into this fading moonlight so that it does not hinder your growth come the New Moon.
The Waning Gibbous phase is ideal for inward reflection. It is now that you want to find ways to get out of your old ways of thinking and doing. By connecting with your deeper self, you are allowing for subconscious enlightenment to turn into the conscious and creative release.
The moon will be in Waning Gibbous through August 13th. Come August 14th the moon will move into the Third and Final Quarter. Take this time now to begin removing any obstacles that may hinder your progress in the days and weeks to come.
Below you will find a short overview of the next few days under the Waning Gibbous moon. I have provided insight into how you can use this time to best benefit and heal yourself.
Waning Gibbous in Pisces
Time to Respect Your Own Nature
Tuesday 8/8 Wednesday 8/9 Thursday 8/10 - 2017
The moon in Pisces is often characterized by heightened awareness to emotions and sensitivities. This heightened awareness allows for intuition and natural instincts to lead the way for subconscious enlightenment. Be open to all that you experience. Do not be discouraged by your own inner voice. In fact, now is a great time to consider finding an outlet for your emotions and sensitivities as well as imagination. Use creation and recreation as sources of release under the moon in Pisces.
Crystals and Stones that Benefit Intuition during Waning Gibbous in Pisces
Waning Gibbous in Aries
Friday 8/11 Saturday 8/12 - 2017
The moon in Aries is characterized by the affirmation "I am." This short phrase suggests that you have a deeper awareness of self, which may become more common when the moon is in Aries. If appearance and outward personality are important to you, make sure that they align with your heart's values. If they do not align, use this time get out of your old ways of doing things and prepare to implement the necessary changes to align your heart with your actions. Reflect inwards to find the guidance you seek to do so.
Crystals and Stones that Benefit Awareness during Waning Gibbous in Aries
Crystals and Stones that Benefit Aggression during Waning Gibbous in Aries
Crystals and Stones that Benefit the Blood System during Waning Gibbous in Aries
Waning Gibbous in Taurus
Sunday 8/13 -2017
On Monday, the moon will go from Waning Gibbous in Taurus into the third and final quarter also in Taurus. Sunday and Monday are important times to prepare to let go of what is no longer serving you. If you are not sure of what to let go of, ask yourself if your values align with your lifestyle. choices. Self-awareness and self-development can serve as tools to help you. Be prepared to leave your materialism in the past as you begin to enjoy the simple beauties around you. Remember that everything you have is everything you need.
Crystals and Stones that Benefit Self-Awareness during Waning Gibbous in Taurus
Crystals and Stones that Benefit Self-Development during Waning Gibbous in Taurus
Crystals and Stones that Benefit Throat Functioning during Waning Gibbous in Taurus
Labradorite, commonly known as Spectrolite, is an excellent stone choice during the New Moon. As a stone of transformation, Labradorite will be useful as you plan and execute any new changes, especially as it helps banish fears and insecurities. By helping to align the physical and etheric body, this stone will help create a rational balance as you work with your "twin" persona under Gemini.
Also known for its protective properties, Labradorite helps deflect unwanted energies and prevents energy leaks. It will help you move forward with faith in the Universe.
Trust in Labradorite to protect you from energy vampires and negative Nancy's.
Crystal Healing: Seraphinite
Showing how to detach oneself from outside influences and to look to your own higher energies for guidance.
Peridot teachers that holding on to people, or the past, is counterproductive.
This visionary crystal helps you understand your destiny and spiritual purpose. It is particularly helpful to healers. "
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Car is bringing her passions for holistic health & community together on this site.
The goal of these blog posts is to make holistic health information accessible to all.
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Therefore she began to encourage her clients to carry or wear crystals as often as possible.
Car Chet Healing Designs are made with transportable healing and easy access to the client in mind,
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